Operations Management Support (Live, Plant, Feed mill) Lenoir, North Carolina


Position at JBS USA Food Company

Production Superintendent


This position will manage and direct the supervision of production operations. This position will ensure production meets objectives at a designed quality level consistent with the lowest cost while maintaining a safe work environment.


  • Managing the further processing production operations of the plant.
  • Coordinating the production, maintenance, sanitation, quality, shipping and receiving areas.
  • Monitoring performance of each department to meet production efficiency, yield and quality goals.
  • Setting objectives and reviewing shift's performance versus objectives.
  • Encouraging subordinates to find ways to reduce cost.
  • Ensuring sanitation meets USDA standards.
  • Coordinating production and sanitation maintenance to meet daily needs.
  • Analyzing equipment on a daily basis and reviewing with maintenance superintendent.
  • Providing a clear sense of direction for supervisors to work toward and encourage teamwork to achieve goals.
  • Establishing challenging goals and standards for each supervisor and encourage them to give their best effort.
  • Ensuring effective utilization of human resources by training subordinates, motivating consistent performances, appraising performance, recommending salary action and developing for potential promotion.
  • Monitoring operations to meet company policies, quality specifications, USDA and OSHA standards.
  • Conducting plant inspections to eliminate hazardous conditions.
  • Managing all aspects of operations to assure a safe working environment.
  • Taking immediate action to eliminate improper practices or hazardous conditions.


  • Experience in the food industry required with experience in a supervisory role.
  • Must have good leadership skills.
  • Must have the ability to interact with operational and processing management.
  • Must demonstrate critical thinking skills.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to organize and prioritize work.

Special Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge and technical skill in a variety of production jobs
  • Supervisory skills; good interpersonal relations; ability to handle conflict
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player with leadership skills



Internal: Trains and supervises production labor force, reports performance to plant senior leadership team

External:  USDA

Manages:  Production supervisors and oversees labor force

Training Requirements:

  • Safety and Health Orientation

Lockout Training Requirements:

  • General Lockout Procedure training


Employee safe work practices and safety knowledge will be reviewed each year as part of the employee performance evaluations